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Marjorie's choice: World Cup or Olympics?
Saturday June 27th 2020
France's Marjorie Mayans recently decided to end her Olympic dream and concentrate instead on fifteens for 2021. She has been...
Pioneers of women's rugby: pre-1960
Friday May 15th 2020
Many would be surprised to read that women were playing rugby before the 1960s. I mean, I occasionally still get those who live...
Mud, maul, mascara: review
Monday February 03rd 2020
Cath Spencer's much awaited autobiography is published on Thursday. We've had an early look.
Laos: the national team that practices in a car park
Laos may have finished last in this weekend's South East Asia Games sevens, but sometimes taking part is an achievement and...
Concussion: A player’s perspective
Former England player and World Cup winner Kat Merchant was capped 58 times in a stellar international career where she...
Lane confident of Dutch direction
The Dutch are back in the Women's Sevens World Series next weekend, after a year away. We spoke to coach Chris Lane about...
Russian talent identification more than just "Pasha"
Some hugely talented young new faces have been part of Russia’s increasingly successful performances in this year’s World...
Coach's Corner: Austin Hall
In the first in a series of articles featuring leading women's coaches from around the world, we asked the head coach of a...
Trinidad aiming for Rio
Some of the biggest fans for the United States' women's sevens teams can be found in the Caribbean at the moment. The...
Women’s rugby growing in Pakistan
World Rugby’s “Get into Rugby” programme is beginning to have a noticeable impact in developing rugby (and especially women’...
French coach looks back on his first W6N
The performance of France in the Six Nations this year surprised many. Backs coach Philippe Laurent reflects on what worked...